Tinnitus is hearing sounds when there is no external sound present and this can be caused by traumatic brain injury.
Resilience has been defined as, "the ability to adapt when faced with tragedy, trauma, adversity, hardship, and continuous life-stressors". In traumatic brain injury, resilience is about effective coping. When suffering a traumatic brain injury, resilient people can have a positive outcome regarding a number of aspects of their life.
Sleep disturbances are one of the most common symptoms of traumatic brain injury. Studies show that up to 65% of individuals suffering from traumatic brain injury have symptoms from sleep disturbances.
A traumatic brain injury can change the way people feel or think causing behavioral changes as well as emotional difficulties.
A large percentage of people that suffer a traumatic brain injury have visual problems including binocular visual dysfunction (BVD).
A victim of a traumatic brain injury must undergo full neurorehabilitation in order to appreciate the best recovery.
When a child suffers a traumatic brain injury there are special considerations that must be reviewed in terms of setting up cognitive rehabilitation.
When a person suffering from a traumatic brain injury is considering returning to the workforce the services of a vocational rehabilitation expert should be utilized.
Traumatic brain injuries in children (pediatric injuries) result in double trouble or more problems than are experienced by an adult that has a traumatic brain injury.
People suffering from a traumatic brain injury can suffer damage to the prefrontal cortex or frontal lobes causing their "social filter" to be defective. The prefrontal cortex is located in the front of the brain. This area of the brain regulates behavior. This part of the brain acts as a social filter governing social control, suppressing emotional urges, sexual urges, and outbursts.